Concession 4 North

LaSalle youth charged as a result of February crash

 

An accident that occurred Feb. 13 has resulted in a 17-year-old LaSalle youth being charged.

The accident, which later saw an occupant of the vehicle succumb to his injuries a month later, occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Concession 4 North. There were four occupants in the vehicle with all four being from LaSalle.

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Amherstburg police say all four were 16-year-old at the time of the accident, which was a single vehicle rollover just north of North Side Road.

The vehicle caught fire after it rolled into a field on the west side of the road.

As a result of the investigation, police say the LaSalle youth has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

If anyone has any additional information on the crash, they are asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622.

Teen dies due to injuries from Feb. 13 crash

 

A 16-year-old passenger that was in a single-vehicle rollover on Concession 4 North Feb. 13 has succumbed to his injuries.

Amherstburg police say the youth had been transferred to Detroit for treatment but has died of his injuries. Police couldn’t confirm his name but social media tributes have identified the victim at 16-year-old Nick Dyer of LaSalle. He died Sunday.

A 16-year-old youth, identified through social media tributes as Nick Dyer of LaSalle, died Mar. 12 as a result of his injuries from this Feb. 13 crash on Concession 4 North.

A 16-year-old youth, identified through social media tributes as Nick Dyer of LaSalle, died Mar. 12 as a result of his injuries from this Feb. 13 crash on Concession 4 North.

The four occupants escaped from the vehicle prior to the vehicle catching fire.

Amherstburg police state the investigation is ongoing into the crash.

Four sent to hospital after single vehicle crash

 

 

A 2014 Chevy Impala carrying four 16-year-old males crashed Monday afternoon sending all four to hospital.

Amherstburg police say that around 3:15 p.m., the vehicle was northbound on Concession 4 North, north of North Side Road, when the driver lost control. The vehicle rolled, ended up in a farmer’s field and caught fire.

All four occupants managed to exit the vehicle before it caught fire and were transported to hospital. Police say three occupants are being treated for minor injuries with one of the passengers was transported to Detroit with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information, they are asked to contact Amherstburg police at 519-736-3622 or Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS.

 

A charred 2014 Chevy Impala sits in a farmer’s field on the west side of Concession 4 North.

A charred 2014 Chevy Impala sits in a farmer’s field on the west side of Concession 4 North.

Other accidents   Amherstburg police allege a vehicle was traveling “too fast” on the curve at Concession 2 North and South Riverview and left the roadway, striking a roadside.

Police say that a 32-year-old Amherstburg woman was charged with careless driving.

The accident occurred around 2:50 p.m. last Tuesday (Feb. 7).

  • There were a pair of separate reports of vehicles striking deer last week.

A four-door Ford hit a deer on Concession 3 South around 7:20 a.m. Feb. 6. There were no injuries or charges.

The second vehicle vs. deer accident was on Walker Road, near Texas Road. Police add there were no injuries or charges in that instance either.

 

RIDE   The Amherstburg Police Service conducted a RIDE program last week and checked 375 vehicles in the process. Police say one ticket was issued to a 21-year-old Amherstburg man for being intoxicated in a public place.

 

Stats   Amherstburg police laid 93 traffic related charges in the week of Feb. 6-13. There were a total of 236 calls for service.

 

—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service

 

Culvert rehabilitation projects to start Aug. 15 on Conc. 4 North and Texas Road

The town of Amherstburg is warning of pending temporary road closures as culvert rehabilitations are soon to begin.

The town recently awarded a contract for the rehabilitation of several culverts. This work will result in the following road closures:

  • Concession 4 North between the Alma Street and County Road 10
  • Texas Road between Concession 3 North and Concession 5 North

These road sections will be closed for the replacement of culverts at the Brown Drain and the Wismer Drain.

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Work is anticipated to commence starting Monday Aug. 15 and the above noted areas will be considered construction zones. Work is anticipated to be complete by Sept. 2.

During construction, residents are advised to reduce speed, obey all traffic signs, and watch for flag persons in construction zones.

The town thanks everyone in advance for their patience and cooperation while it complete this project. The town adds that “it endeavors to complete the work as quickly as possible to minimize disturbance and inconvenience.”

Town announces a pair of temporary rural road closures

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The town has announced a pair of road closures after council approved culvert and bridge repairs for the rural areas.

Starting Oct. 26, Alma St. will be closed between Meloche Road and Concession 3 North for the replacement of the culvert at Faucher Drain upper portion. That project costs just under $140,000, about $35,000 below what the engineer’s estimate was.

Concession 4 North between Alma St. and Texas Road will also be closed with that closure to accommodate the replacement of the culvert at the Darrah Drain. That project was approved at roughly $127,400, about $600 below the engineer’s estimate.

SLR Contracting Group Inc. will be performing the work.

The town states the work areas are to be considered construction zones. The closures are expected to last approximately three weeks, weather permitting.

During construction, the town is asking residents to reduce speed, obey all traffic signs, and watch for flag persons in construction zones. Residents are also asked to stay clear of all construction equipment and open excavations. Parents are advised to ensure that children stay away from work areas.

The town of Amherstburg states parents will be contacted by the school bus company if there is an alteration to school bus schedules or pick-up locations during construction.

The consultant overseeing the project on behalf of the town is Haddad Morgan & Associates Limited Consulting Engineer, who will have an inspector on site daily during all construction works.